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First Impressions: Asus ROG Phone 5 Brings Promising Upgrade, But Competition Gets Fierce

The Asus ROG Phone 5 is powered by the latest 5nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC. It is one of the first smartphones to feature up to 18GB of RAM. The…

Global Demand for Laptops gets Pandemic Push

Global Demand for Laptops Gets Pandemic Push

The surge in work-from-home and study-from-home due to the COVID-19 pandemic has meant good news for the laptop market. Counterpoint expects that the…

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Podcast: Gaming Smartphones are More Than Just Flagships

Mobile gaming has come a long way over the past two decades. From popular Snake game on Nokia phones with a monochrome display to 2D games on color…

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Asus ROG Phone 3 Review: Gold Standard for Gaming Smartphones

The ROG Phone 3 flaunts an AMOLED screen with a 144Hz refresh rate. It is armed with a 6,000mAh battery with 30W fast-charging support. The…

Market Share of Top Five Smartphone OEMs in Indonesia Reached Highest-Ever Level During Q1 2019

The Indonesian smartphone market is increasingly concentrated at the top with the market share of the top five smartphone OEMs reaching the…

CES 2017-Day 1: highlights

Alexa is stealing the show Amazon’s Alexa is everywhere at CES 2017: China’s Huawei has added Alexa to its flagship Mate 9 smartphone; LG has put…

Intel at IFA – evolving computing but quiet on smartphones

Intel held a characteristically demo-rich press conference at IFA on September 2nd. Intel formally announced the sixth generation of its Core series…

Infographic: The Q2 Handset/Smartphone Market in One Page

Below is one of the infographics we update quarterly to summarize the events each quarter for the handset and smartphone market. The data comes from…